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Kimmel, Michael S
The gendered society / Michael Kimmel
5th ed
New York : Oxford University Pres, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1075 .K547 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sex role
Sex differences (Psychology)
Gender identity
Sex discrimination
Physical Description viii, 516 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-499) and index
Contents Introduction: Human beings : an engendered species -- Part 1. Explanations of gender. Ordained by nature : biology constructs the sexes ; Spanning the world : culture constructs gender difference ; "So, that explains it" : psychoanalytic and developmental perspectives on gender ; The social construction of gender relations -- Part 2. Gendered identities, gendered institutions. The gendered family : biology constructs the sexes ; The gendered classroom ; Gender and religion ; Separate and unequal : the gendered world of work ; The gender of politics and the politics of gender ; The gendered media -- Part 3. Gendered interactions. Gendered intimacies : friendship and love ; The gendered body ; The gender of violence -- Epilogue: "A degendered society"?

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